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  1. Customary rights for eating kereru can't stand up to conservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Manawatu Standard

    In my imagination this is what the DOC officer at Invercargill airport said to Sonny Tau at the sight of five dead kereru stuffed up his jumper, or wherever. Kereru are protected under the Wildlife Act.


  2. Samoa match a test of family tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Family ties have gone out the window for one Samoan-Kiwi aiga who will have split allegiances at this week's first All Black test in Apia. The Hills from Auckland are among many rugby fans to make the trip over to Samoa to support their favourite team in black - or blue, depending on which member of the family you talk to.


  3. Wayne Smith helps Israel Dagg reclaim his All Blacks confidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Dagg is the first to admit it's been some time since we've been treated to his optimal form. This year at least, his body is to blame for holding him back.


  4. All Blacks select four new caps for historic Apia test against SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The All Blacks have cobbled together a formidable team, including four potential new caps, to signal their intentions for the historic test against Samoa in Apia on Wednesday. It's remarkable that, despite being stripped of the 17 players involved in Saturday's Super Rugby final, Steve Hansen has such depth at his disposal.


  5. Justin Marshall: Underdog tag proves powerful motivatorRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Nasi Manu, of the Highlanders, shows off the silverware to thousands of fans gathered at Dunedin Airport to welcome their victorious team home. Photo / Getty Images Both they and the Hurricanes had their share of chances during a highly-entertaining contest but Jamie Joseph's men built early pressure on the scoreboard, which proved crucial.


  6. Airlift inspires teen's fundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    She was only 12 when she needed urgent medical attention for a mystery illness, and had to be airlifted to Thames. Not long after her scary experience, she was made aware of Westpac Rescue Helicopter's financial stress so pledged to personally raise $10,000 a year for the organisation.


  7. Lighting up science for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    We celebrate the winners of this year's Sir Peter Blake Leadership Awards by profiling a Blake leader each Monday. Dr Michelle Dickinson used to think the term "leader" meant being strong, loud and powerful.


  8. Colour and conviction behind sharp suitsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Assumed by locals to be Winston Peters' bodyguards during Northland's byelection, first-term MPs Clayton Mitchell and Fletcher Tabuteau are finding their political feet. NZ First MPs Clayton Mitchell and Fletcher Tabuteau became friends after entering Parliament.


  9. Bluff a family affairRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Southland Times

    Susan Marshall, Avice Mitchell, Steve Mitchell and David Marshall take in the scenery in their new home town of Bluff. When Steve Mitchell traded life in sunny Queensland for the deep south of New Zealand, he wasn't sure his family would even want to come and visit him.


  10. Moala rises from Blues to All BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    George Moala has been tasked with the job of getting his hands on the ball and taking on the defence. Photo / Getty Images A season of relentless lows for George Moala has spiked to an unprecedented high with the Blues utility back named to win his first test cap against Samoa.


  11. Grice, Mccorkindale, Collins And Hill The Big Sydney Shannons Nationals WinnersRead the original story

    47 min ago | Paddock Talk

    THE FOURTH ROUND of the Shannons Australian Motor Racing Nationals has delivered a compelling mixture of results today at Sydney Motorsport Park. The 10th visit of the Nationals to the Sydney venue in July - one every year of the series existence - saw Luke Ellery successfully complete his Open Wheel Double with a victory in his Formula Ford and a top four result in Formula 3. The Aussie open-wheel first saw Ellery complete six races and slightly more than 239 competitive racing kilometres across the two distinctly different categories this weekend.


  12. Micronesia soccer team outscored 68-0 in two matches at Olympic qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Sporting News

    The Federated States of Micronesia suffered a 38-0 loss to Fiji at the Pacific Games on Sunday, just two days after going down 30-0 to Tahiti in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. It has been a tough maiden outing at an Oceania Football Confederation tournament for the island nation, with its Group A hopes already over - though the side, consisting of under-23 players, still has a match against Vanuatu to come on Tuesday.


  13. TT scores low on global peace listRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Trinidad and Tobago News

    TRINIDAD and Tobago has received its lowest ranking ever on an international peace list as the country continues to have maximum scores for homicides and violent crimes, and high scores for perceptions of criminality and access to weapons. Former National Security Minister Gary Griffith, however, says the ranking should be taken with a "pinch of salt" while a local criminologist says it is not telling citizens anything they do not live as a reality.


  14. Fiji set international record with 38-0 win over MicronesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fox Sports

    ... by an under-23 side. Organizers said the result broke the 2001 record when Australia beat American Samoa 31-0 in an Oceania confederation qualifier for the 2002 World Cup, although it was not clear if the record would be recognized by FIFA because ...


  15. Micronesia hammered 38-0 by Fiji in Olympic qualifier as Antonio...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The Federated States of Micronesia's first appearance at an Oceania Football Confederation tournament went from bad to worse on Sunday when they were thrashed 38-0 by Fiji in Port Moresby. Micronesia were also hammered 30-0 by Tahiti on Friday in the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea, which are doubling as the Oceania qualifying tournament for next year's Rio Olympics.


  16. Celebrate NAIDOC in the City of SydneyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Blaze

    Hyde Park North will be alive today with music, dance, food stalls and plenty of free entertainment at the NAIDOC in the City event from 11am to 3pm. This City of Sydney's annual celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures is a great way to learn more about Australia's First Peoples and the oldest living culture on the planet.


  17. Ashes 2015: Stephen Harmison and Marcus North on the hopes, fears and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Steve Harmison of England despairs as he exchanges words with Marcus North of Australia during day two of the npower 4th Ashes Test Match between England and Australia at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on August 8, 2009 in Leeds, England STUART RAYNER asks Sunday Sun columnists and 2009 Ashes opponents Stephen Harmison and Marcus North what we can expect from this summer's five matches between England and Australia . . . STEPHEN HARMISON: It's a bit like Newcastle United v Sunderland.


  18. Local iron ore juniors under pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Age

    The Fortescue Solomon iron ore mine in Western Australia's Pilbara region. Analysts expect iron ore to sell for $US52.16 a tonne in 2015.


  19. Fiji thrashes Micronesia 38-0 in Pacific Games soccer eventRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    Fiji has recorded one of the biggest ever wins in international soccer with a 38-0 thrashing of Federated States of Micronesia at the Pacific Games in Port Moresby. The Fijians had a big score in their sights from kickoff, motivated by Micronesia's 30-0 loss to Tahiti in an earlier match.


  20. Terror diverts focus as Mafia 'board of directors' thrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Italy's top anti-Mafia prosecutor and Australian police are warning that the massive diversion of law-enforcement resources to combat terrorism is eroding the fight against the Mafia and other serious organised crime groups. Australian authorities have failed for decades to dismantle the "board of directors" of Calabrian Mafia godfathers across Australia, allowing them to entrench their drug trafficking operations, build alliances with outlaw bikie gangs and infiltrate government and police agencies.